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FOX News
Dec 7, 2012 3:00pm PST
. that is a bad scenario. >> the league negotiator on the republican side of the table facing mr. obama says raiding taxes on upper -- raising taxes on upper income americans is not going to fix the problem that the country is facing. >> even the president got the tax rate hike he wanted understand we would continue to see trillion dollar deficits for as far as the eye can see. listen, washington has got a spending problem, not a re-knew problem. >> for many top democrats it's all about taxes and not spending cuts in averting the fiscal cliff. >> the facts are at that point the 39.6% does produce the revenue. the differentiation between 39.6% and the 28% at that the president has for limitation on deduction creates a great deal of money as well. >> one conservative financial commentator suggests the likely outcome of the fiscal cliff talks won't be the end of the world. >> we will have taxes that are the same as the taxes were under bill clinton. we did find that we will do fine. >> the question is whether the negotiations will lead to making other tough choices such as washingto
FOX News
Dec 6, 2012 6:00pm EST
war ii. >> but obama's overreach is one thing and whether the republicans can use the debt ceiling when it come up in february or march, when it comes up. that is another thing they are divided on. that is another area republicans take a big beating. >> bret: republican wants it done before the fiscal cliff. >> i think they want to separate it out. >> let me add in here, judge, to your point that no congress has ever used the fiscal cliff. usual through debt ceiling as a bargaining point, which is what happened last year. this something we never dealt with. >> what would happen if the congress said no? the president would be forced to operate the federal government in money available to him. >> nobody said that to ronald reagan or the first george busher second george bush. >> democrats voted against raising the debt ceiling. >> but nobody has ever, ever stopped it and made it a point of then fiscal negotiation. only happened once. >> we have never been in treacherous, perilous fiscal circumstances as today. >> bret: top senate republican calling it quits was here on the set with u
FOX News
Dec 12, 2012 3:00pm PST
phone call to president obama was tense, hopes of a possible deal seem to be fading fast. >> i remain the most optimistic person in this town, but we've got some serious differences. >> the biggest difference is over taxes. republicans complain in an interview with abc news the president made it harder for boehner to sell compromise to republicans by saying the only way to go forward is for the speaker to cave. >> i'm confident republicans would not hold middle class taxes hostage to try to protect the tax cuts for high-income individuals. >> white house officials today incested the president was merely reiterating a long-held position and said the hold up is the republicans failing to get specific about taxes. >> closing loopholeles they will not name, capping deductions that they will not specify sometime in the future. those magic beans are just beans. that fairy dust is just dust. >> boehner fired back the real problem is the president's latest proposal offered in private on monday is light on spending cuts and only dropping his request on tax ib crease increases from $1.6 trillio
FOX News
Dec 5, 2012 3:00pm PST
. president obama trying to argue the republican plan wouldn't work suggested that the g.o.p. would eliminate charitable deductions altogether. >> if you eliminate charitable deductions, ever hospital and university and non-for profit agency, across the country would find themselves on the verge of collapse. >> destroying every charity in the country as a powerful political argument no republican plan to eliminate the charitable deductions. oddly enough the president himself long favored capping deductions at 28%. also in his current budget. >> a different way to do that, that would raise $600 billion over ten years. >> analysts say that 50 $50,000 cap the g.o.p. suggested would raise more than that. some $750 billion. the arguement that limiting deductions would hurt charities was dismissed by mr. obama himself back in 2009. >> i think this was a good idea. a realistic way for to us raise revenue from people who benefited enormously in the last several years. >> making the wealthy pay is not the focus of the charitable community. it fear money charity would have received in donatio
FOX News
Dec 10, 2012 3:00pm PST
might get a deal. >> yeah. this idea that obama wants to go over the cliff more than the republicans is true. but it's true he doesn't want to go over the cliff. it would be -- charles is right about this. it would poison his term, much the way the stimulus. i would mean hammer and tongs, partisan welfare for four years. not what he wants to do. he has an ambitious agenda. >> bret: we are talking probably under a week. that is about it. we just did the piece. because of legislative time needed to put something together before the end of the year. >> you are generous. >> next up. daring rescue in afghanistan leaves a navy seal dead. what is the state of that country next? [ male announcer ] red lobster's crabfest ends soon. hurry in and try five succulent entrees, like ourender snow crab paired with savory garlic shrimp. just $12.99. come into red lobster and sea food differently. and introducing 7 lunch choices for just $7.99. >>> the fundamental mission in afghanistan is establish afghanistan that can secure and gob itself and ensure that al-qaeda never again finds a safe haven within
FOX News
Dec 13, 2012 3:00pm PST
bellafonte thinks president obama should throw his republican critics in jail. "that there should be a lingering infestation of corrupt people who sit trying to dismantle the wishes of the people, the mandate, that has been given to barack obama, and i don't know what more they want. the only thing left for barack obama to do is to work like a third world dictator and put all the guys if jail." he has previously sung praises of and appeared in person with third world dictators like hugo chavez. he once called george w. bush the greatest terrorist in the world. finally, of course, for christians, the birth of jesus is the reason for the season. the true reason of christmas. for jews this is the sixth night of hanukkah. so religion plays in to this time of the year, of course. on tuesday's "today show" the medical editor nancy schneiderman talked about hiring people to do christmas related chores when she suddenly said, "i don't like to religion part. i think religion is what mucks the whole thing up. i think that's what makes the holidays so stressful." well, that didn't sit well with f
FOX News
Dec 11, 2012 3:00pm PST
. >> senate republican mitch mcconnell fired back that president obama can't get fellow democrats to back real spending cuts. >> we with r running out of time. time to to see if the president is willing to cut any spending at all. >> ia carney held up the president's budget plan again. >> it's not a mystery. we have seen this before. this is the document that contains the specific spending cuths. >> except in that budget, the president includes $100 billion in medicaid cuts. that would have come from shifting more costs to states. yet; just yesterday the department of health and human services revealed it no longer supports those cuts. because the supreme court landmark healthcare decision allows states to opt out of the new laws medicate expansion. when carney was pressed today on how to white house will make up the spending cut, he hedged minutes after demanding more specifics from bane baun on taxes. >> i have to get you more -- see if we have more specifics for you. >> this comes a the white house thinks the heavy pressure from the fellow democrats who today demanded no cuts to any of
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